Rock & Recycle: Expert Advice from Zero Hero
Categories: Festivals, Hikers to Handsewns: Products & Design, Making Our Difference: TBL CSR
“Zero Hero” might sound like an oxymoron, but bear with me: this organization helps to make music and lifestyle festivals more eco-conscious and sustainable. We caught up with Zero Hero founder Bryan Birch at the 2012 Wanderlust Festival in Vermont earlier this summer and he gave us some tips on how to enjoy summer’s best events without leaving a huge environmental impact:
Buddy Up. Carpooling is way more fun than going solo anyway. Another responsible alternative? Using event-provided transportation, like the bio-diesel powered Wanderlust bus, to save gas money and CO2 emissions.
BYOBottle. Buying bottled water is so 2006. Bring your own reusable bottle to fill on site to save a few bucks and spare the environment your plastic waste.
Dress for success. Mom always said wear clean underwear and that’s a good start – even better is topping it with clothing and footwear made with recycled and renewable materials. Like these:
To see what other eco-tips Bryan has for staying green while you’re festival-ing this summer, visit the Expert Advice section of our men’s website.